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  1. Lead exposure and your health

    18 Apr 2018

    Long-term exposure to low levels of lead may produce symptoms including irritability, lack of energy and loss of appetite...

  2. Immunisation in Australia

    09 Apr 2018

    Immunisation is one of the safest and most effective ways we know of stopping preventable diseases from spreading. Find out more about immunisation in Australia...

  3. Gas heating - health and safety issues

    29 Mar 2018

    If you service your gas heater regularly and use it correctly, it will be safe and economical to use...

  4. Asbestos and your health

    19 Mar 2018

    When asbestos fibres become airborne, people working with asbestos may inhale particles which remain in their lungs...

  5. Gardening safety

    18 Feb 2018

    Gardening is an enjoyable form of exercise, but you need to take care...

  6. Bushfire preparation advice

    08 Feb 2018 Bushfire preparation advice

    Being prepared for a bushfire helps you cope better in an emergency...

  7. Food poisoning - prevention

    08 Feb 2018

    You can minimise the risk of food poisoning by taking simple precautions...

  8. How to cope and stay safe in extreme heat

    25 Jan 2018

    Know the effects of extreme heat, who is at risk and how you can prepare yourself and others...

  9. Heat stress and heat-related illness

    25 Jan 2018

    Heat kills more Australians than any natural disaster. Find out how you can treat and prevent heat-related illness...

  10. Urban flash floods - FAQs

    18 Jan 2018 Urban flash floods - FAQs

    Urban flash flooding can happen quickly and without warning. Heavy rain causes runoff to collect in dips, car parks and roads, and there is a risk of contamination, injury and disease...